Backblaze Release 2.0.4

Backblaze has made a new release available. Below are the enhancements in this release:

Release Date: 4/18/12
Version: 2.0.4
Auto-Update: None

  • Improved Japanese translations as part of the Sourcenext partnership launch.
  • Tweaked “Transfer Backup State” where old hosts are named “old_inactive_” for clarity.
  • Enhanced robustness of Transfer Backup State for clients reporting unknown OS.
  • Localized Windows downloader for all 11 supported languages.


  • Downloader can now select a specific directory into which to place restores.

About Gleb Budman

Gleb Budman is a co-founder and has served as our chief executive officer since 2007, guiding the business from its inception in a Palo Alto apartment to a company serving customers in more than 175 countries with over an exabyte of data under management. Gleb has served as a member of our board of directors since 2009 and as chairperson since January 2021. Prior to Backblaze, Gleb was the senior director of product management at SonicWall and the vice president of products at MailFrontier, which was acquired by SonicWall. Before that, he served in a senior position at Kendara, which was acquired by Excite@Home, and previously founded and successfully exited two other startup companies.